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International : Development and Relief Services

Healing Waters International

Serving the poor globally through safe water solutions.

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

three stars

86.53

15000 W. 6th Ave. Suite 404
Golden, CO 80401
tel: (866) 913-8522   Web Site
EIN: 46-0472149

Board Leadership
Mark Wentzien
Chairman

CEO
Rob Anthony
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.53 three stars
  Financial 88.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Healing Waters International is a Christian organization serving the poor globally through safe water solutions since 2002. Today we have more than 150 water projects throughout the world and are constantly expanding to serve new countries and regions.

Our passion is providing safe water to thirsty communities. We do this by developing low-cost, high-impact water treatment systems that can go anywhere in the world. Each system is accompanied by health and hygiene programs and leadership training to ensure long-term holistic transformation.

Healing Waters International is a Christian organization serving the poor globally through safe water solutions since 2002. Today we have more than 150 water projects throughout the world and are constantly expanding to serve new countries and regions.

Our passion is providing safe water to thirsty communities. We do this by developing low-cost, high-impact water treatment systems that can go anywhere in the world. Each system is accompanied by health and hygiene programs and leadership training to ensure long-term holistic transformation.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of clients participating in educational programs
2,320
Number of new programs/program sites
84
Number of people receiving safe drinking water from community systems
198,000
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 16.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Healing Waters International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Healing Waters International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Healing Waters International (CO) 86.53 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,941,954
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,941,954
   Program Service Revenue $118,717
Total Primary Revenue $2,060,671
   Other Revenue $11,851
TOTAL REVENUE $2,072,522
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,612,833
   Administrative Expenses $116,200
   Fundraising Expenses $271,081
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,000,114
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $72,408
   
Net Assets $1,338,536

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Providing Safe Drinking Water $1,612,833 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/01/2018 86.53 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 86.35 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 84.98 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 78.98 two stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 78.42 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.09 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 83.20 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 80.86 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 84.40 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 74.74 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 46-0472149
Name in IRS Master File HEALING WATERS INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,207 4.56% Robert Anthony Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Healing Waters International (CO) 86.53 three stars
Plant With Purpose (CA) 89.20 three stars
Operation Bootstrap Africa (MN) 95.15 four stars
Landesa (WA) 94.59 four stars
Trees for the Future (MD) 86.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Healing Waters International
15000 W. 6th Ave.
Suite 404
Golden, CO 80401
tel: (866) 913-8522
fax: (303) 526-7288
EIN: 46-0472149

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Board Leadership

Mark Wentzien
Chairman

CEO

Rob Anthony
Chief Executive Officer

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